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May’s Most Wanted Malware: Cryptomining Malware Digs into Nearly 40% of Organizations Globally

June 7, 2018

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), a leading provider of cyber-security solutions globally, published its latest Global Threat Index for May 2018, revealing that the Coinhive cryptominer impacted 22% of organizations globally – up from 16% in April, an increase of nearly 50%.

May 2018 marked the fifth consecutive month where cryptomining malware dominated Check Point’s Top Ten Most Wanted Malware Index.

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